CD ripping

Thomas Olsen tanghus at
Fri Nov 20 16:35:28 GMT 2009

On Friday 20 November 2009 17:01:53 Duncan wrote:
> Thomas Olsen posted on Fri, 20 Nov 2009 13:50:34 +0100 as excerpted:
> > You should just slip the CD in the tray and after a short while the
> > Device Notifier (you will have to add that to your panel) will pop up.
> > There you will be asked what to do with it. Choose "Open in Dolphin". It
> > then uses the audiocd kio slave. Otherwise just write audiocd:/ in the
> > location bar of Konqueror or Dolphin.
> But that choice isn't there... for either of us.  Not with an audiocd.
> It's there with a datacd (or a usb thumbdrive or portable disk), but the
> action for datacd is specifically predicated on there being a filesystem
> on the device (among other things, this according to device actions in
> "the application formerly known as kcontrol"), and cdaudio isn't a
> filesystem, it requires a "virtual" filesystem such as the audiocd:
> kioslave, which is installed, but wouldn't show up as a filesystem for
> hal's notifications anyway.  And at least with 4.3.2 (I've not tried with
> 4.3.3 yet, I think, actually, I think I had half 4.3.2 and half 4.3.3 at
> the time due to a change in the package manager that my config hadn't
> kept up with), adding a new, otherwise identical action, but without the
> filesystem constraint, did show the action in the popup, but clicking it
> did nothing, because the action wasn't setup quite right for the kioslave
> to handle it.

Weird. It works out of the box here. Didn't get a chance to try it on 4.3.2 
and I'm on 4.3.2 now.

Best Regards / Med venlig hilsen

Thomas Olsen
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